BELTON, Texas (Texas Media Collective) - A misty sky didn't dampen spirits at the May 25 March Against Monsanto rally here. Local organizers pronounced themselves pleased with the turnout, which numbered some 60 people.
CHICAGO - Just 48 hours after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would allow states to require labeling of genetically modified foods, more than 1,000 people marched against Monsanto, which spends billions in quashing such laws.
The march in Jacksonville, Florida, was part of an international effort that drew some 2 million people to similar marches held in 436 cities around the globe.
Popular news site Yahoo purchased social network/microblogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion on May 20, and now many are asking:"Will Tumblr be ruined?"
The far-right billionaire Koch brothers are reportedly seeking to buy The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, and five other daily newspapers.
Last year CEOs received an average $12.3 million while the average worker took home around $34, 645.
These are banks, and bankers, whose failure precipitated the financial crisis, and the succeeding depression and bailouts. There have been bailouts, but, so far, no prosecutions of the CEO's.
General Electric avoided $35.7 billion in U.S. taxes by putting $102 billion in 2010 profits in "at least 14" tax havens in Bermuda, Singapore and Luxembourg.
Hundreds of Chicagoans marched and rallied Jan. 19 to protest the "Golden Megaphone of Money" that decision has provided to corporate America.
The Americans for Tax Fairness online "flash-mob" campaign "We need #JobsNotCuts" is part of a national Jan. 30 Day of Action.